In this paper we consider a class of partially adaptive one-step M-estimators for the non-linear regression model with dependent observations. Those estimators adapt themselves with respect to a measure of the tailthickness of the disturbance distribution (as well as to a measure of the scale). The large-sample behavior of those estimators is examined theoretically for general disturbance distributions and numerically for various specific ones. The estimators considered are motivated by the Student-t maximum-likelihood estimator.
A Class of Partially Adaptive One-Step M-Estimators for the Nonlinear Regression Model with Dependent ObservationsBenedikt M. Potscher and Ingmar Prucha ,
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Journal of Econometrics
A Class of Partially Adaptive One-Step M-Estimators for the Nonlinear Regression Model with Dependent Observations